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[SPECIAL EDITION] Taking the girl's revolution online: Interview with Ghadeer Ahmed

Posted Sun 17 Sep 2017 - 18:00 | 3,198 views
Ghadeer Ahmed created Girl's Revolution on Twitter and Facebook a year after the revolution on Jan 25 2011 in Egypt. In this interview with Yara Sallam she traces the difficult and rewarding journey of talking about women's rights, body, sexuality, violence and harassment and sharing this with many other women and girls online.

This interview is part of a longer one that conducted in...

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Expert on my own Experience: Conversations with Neo Musangi

Posted Wed 13 Sep 2017 - 10:47 | 2,871 views
Neo Musangi is a performing and visual artist, academic and researcher. They are non-binary (preferred pronouns: they and them). In this interview Neo talks about various things – sexuality and gender based groups, the women’s movement and feminism, the role of visual and performing art and their disgruntlement with academia, being non binary openly and publicly both online and offline.
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[EDITORIAL] Mapping gaps in research in gender and information society

Posted Sun 10 Sep 2017 - 07:59 | 3,347 views

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Debrahmanizing Online Sphere: On Larger Questions of Caste, Gender and Patriarchy

Posted Fri 8 Sep 2017 - 08:27 | 3,784 views

A powerful discourse around ‘digitally empowered society’ and ‘knowledge economy’ have been added to the neoliberal Indian vocabulary, while access to basic quality education, teachers, schools, infrastructure and so on are still major issues faced by the underprivileged in India. Identities are being formed around new interactive practices, particularly for young Dalit women. This article...

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[SPECIAL EDITION] There is no opting out.: Indigenous women in Malaysia and questions of access

Posted Thu 7 Sep 2017 - 14:57 | 1,938 views
In this article, Serene Lim takes a closer look at how questions of access to the internet relate to the struggles of indigenous people and their movement for rights. Rather than the top-down imposition of connectivity, projects for access should align with their social context and as part of their right to sustainable development and right to equal participation.

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Interview with Maggie Mapondera : A feminist internet must always be grounded offline

Posted Thu 7 Sep 2017 - 09:47 | 2,818 views
In this interview with Maggie Mapondera, she unpacks movement-building and the role of ICTs. Movements are built around shared stories and passions, and ICTs are one aspect of how momentum is built and sustained around a cause. Here Maggie Mapondera shows how women's stories are powerful and can potentially change the world, but we must listen with care and integrity.

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Editatonas: “I edit, therefore I am”

Posted Tue 5 Sep 2017 - 08:34 | 2,837 views
Editatonas - are Wikipedia edit-a-thons that are exclusively for women. The reason for these events is to deal with the stark difference and lack of representation for women on Wikipedia as compared to men. This is also reflected in that only 10% of Wikipedian editors are women. Carmen Alcazar explores what editatonas do to change that.

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[SPECIAL EDITION] Observing our Observers in the Age of Social Media

Posted Mon 4 Sep 2017 - 17:43 | 2,654 views
Kerieva Mccormick looks at how young Roma women and girls deal with, understand, and talk about violence and harassment faced by Roma people, online and offline. This article examines the double consciousness experienced by those who live with the reality of exclusion and discrimination even now in contemporary societies, and the ways in which younger generations navigate hostility and celebrate...

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[SPECIAL EDITION] #NiUnaMenos: Politicising the use of technologies

Posted Mon 4 Sep 2017 - 09:45 | 2,706 views
Ni Una Menos (Not One Woman Less) is a popular feminist uprising originating in Argentina that spread across parts of Latin America, and then across to Poland, Spain and Italy as well. This article traces the origins of this fiery and defiant moment that became a hashtag and a movement, and how it links to technology and social media and to other movements across the world.

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[COLUMN] Access and Beyond (5): How do we address the gender question?

Posted Thu 17 Aug 2017 - 08:59 | 1,942 views
In this last column by Chenai Chair following the gender implications of the research by Research ICT Africa on access, she explores how researchers and activists can proactively explore gender dimensions. Even as ITU figures point to a progressively increasing gender digital divide, there are steps to take to understand and address this divide.